9 coaches of goods train derail in Odisha

Goods train today derailed between Maligura and Jarati stations in Odisha affecting train services on the Koraput-Jeypore railway section under Waltier Division of East Coast Railway

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Bhubaneswar, Oct 21: Nine wagons of a goods train today derailed between Maligura and Jarati stations in Odisha affecting train services on the Koraput-Jeypore railway section under Waltier Division of East Coast Railway.

The goods train derailed on its way to Visakhapatnam from Bathili in Chhattisgarh this morning, a railway official said, adding that no loss of life or injury to anyone has been reported in the accident.

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Following the accident, six passenger trains were cancelled while Samaleshwari Express was short-terminated at Jeypore station and will return to Jagadalpur today.

Bhubaneswar-Jagadalpur Hirakhand Express will originate from Koraput instead of Jagadalpue.

Visakhapatanam-Kiranul passanger left Visakhapatanam today and will be short terminated at Koraput and return to Vishakhapatanam as Kirandul-Vishakhapatanam passenger from Koraput.

Kirandul-Visakhapatanam passenger will be short terminated at Jagdalpur and return to Kirandul from Jagdalpur.

The service of Vishakhapatanam-Kirandul-Vishakhapatanam will remain cancelled today between Koraput and Jagadalpur from both the directions.

Jagadalpur-Durg Express scheduled to leave jagadalpur today will also remain cancelled while Durg-Jagadalpur Express scheduled to leave Durg on October 23 will also remain cancelled for cancellation of connecting train, an ECoR statement said.

PTI

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